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Homecoming of two Afghan soldiers by FC who crossed over into Pakistan

CHAMAN: Frontier Corps (FC) Balochistan FC on Wednesday handed over two Afghan soldiers to Afghan authorities at Chaman who were previously arrested by the authorities for illicitly crossing over to Pakistan. The soldiers, identified as Hayatullah and Lateefullah Khan, had crossed the border into Pakistan and were arrested by FC personnel. The gesture of returning serving personnel of the Afghan National Army (ANA) and Afghan Border Police was taken on humanitarian grounds. According to ISPR, the return of serving…

Afghanistan confirms death of Mullah Fazlullah in drone raid

KABUL: A US drone strike in Afghanistan's northeastern Kunar province has killed Mullah Fazlullah, the leader of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan Taliban (TTP), an official of Afghan government confirmed reports. Afghan Ministry of Defence spokesman Mohammad Radmanish confirmed to foreign media that Mullah Fazlullah, who led the TTP from 2013, was killed in the attack on Wednesday. US forces had conducted the strike close to the border of Pakistan, targeting the chief of the group, according US Forces-Afghanistan…

US offers rewards for info on TTP chief, two other militant leaders

WASHINGTON: The US State Department said on Thursday that it is offering a $5 million reward for information on Mullah Fazlullah, the chief of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), whose men shot Malala Yousafzai, the Nobel Peace Prize laureate. It said in a statement that it also is offering rewards of $3 million each for information on Abdul Wali, the head of a TTP affiliate, and Mangal Bagh, the leader of an allied militant group accused of attacking NATO convoys. The State Department announcement came as Pakistani…

APS attackers are worse than heretics: Sufi Muhammad

PESHAWAR: Sufi Muhammad, the chief of the proscribed Tehreek-e-Nifaz-e-Shariat-e-Mohammadi (TNSM) has said the perpetrators of the attack on the Army Public School are even worst than heretics. Speaking to a private media channel, he strongly condemned those whose have raised arms against the state and the army, and said that Pakistan Army is the defender of the nation. He said they had launched a peaceful campaign which changed radically after the United States led invasion of Afghanistan. He said government launched…